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Colin Andrews

Worldwide Product Manager for CADDY hangers and structural attachments
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Four Benefits of Prefabricating a Sprinkler System

Posted by Colin Andrews on Jan 11, 2018 7:53:00 PM

DROP-IN LOOP HANGER:

Traditionally, loop hangers have been commodity products that are mostly similar across manufacturers. Although they are low in material cost and sufficient at holding pipe, they can be very costly because of the long, tedious installation process. Most contractors typically install pipe by sliding each section through the hanger individually and then adding turns, sprinkler heads, and branch lines later. The whole process is timely and involves hours of dangerous overhead work.

The CADDY Drop-in Loop Hanger makes installation much simpler and quicker. Because the pipe does not need to slide through the hanger, large assemblies can be prefabricated on the ground and installed in one piece.

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Topics: Fire

Two Tips for Reducing the Rework of Rubber-Lined Pipe Clamps

Posted by Colin Andrews on Oct 26, 2017 11:40:55 AM

RUBBER-LINED PIPE CLAMPS:

Rubber-lined pipe clamps are common for installation of single runs of medium- and large-diameter pipe. Many options are available, but most look and behave alike. Pipe clamps that lack less-obvious but key features may force contractors to spend hours reworking installations. Labor is often the largest expense associated with pipe installations, and the price can quickly increase if unplanned work is required.

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Topics: Fire, Plumbing

Three Features That Can be Prefabricated with the Drop-in Loop Hanger

Posted by Colin Andrews on May 19, 2017 9:57:19 AM

DROP-IN LOOP HANGER:

Traditionally, loop hangers have been commodity products that are mostly similar across manufacturers. Although they are low in material cost and sufficient at holding pipe, they can be very costly because of the long, tedious installation process. Most contractors typically install pipe by sliding each section through the hanger individually and then adding turns, sprinkler heads, and branch lines later. The whole process is timely and involves hours of dangerous overhead work.

The CADDY Drop-in Loop Hanger makes installation much simpler and quicker. Because the pipe assemblies do not need to slide through the hanger, large assemblies can be prefabricated on the ground and installed in one piece.

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Topics: Fire, Mechanical